Sweet and inspiring ideas for K-2 teachers like you!

Find fun ideas, engaging activities, and useful tools to support and inspire kindergarten, first grade, and second grade teachers.


Free hand Signals
Classroom Management

Use this classroom management tool to reduce interruptions during instruction and throughout the day!


Find new teaching ideas your students will love!

Decorate & Manage
Your Classroom

Bright and fun decor and tried-and-true classroom management tools.


Make teaching easier with trusted and engaging resources for your little learners!

CLASSROOM Management

Everything You need For your Classroom!

Class Schedule

Creating a visual schedule for your classroom will help both you and your students navigate the day!

Dismissal Tags

Color-coded dismissal tags that can be attached to backpacks or even worn on wrists. Tame your dismissal time!

Editable Calendars

Editable calendars to send home to let families know about upcoming school events, days off, field trips, and more! 


Browse hundreds of ideas to inspire you


& Stickers

Gift them to your teacher besties

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what Teachers are Saying

Mia H.

Early Finisher Activities

Love having an early finishers station in my room! Kids can easily find an extension activity if they completed work without disrupting classmates who are still working or need my help.

Juliana J.

Picture Direction Cards for Classroom Management

“These are so helpful and cute! They brighten up my classroom and help my students to be successful. Thank you!”

Jacquelyn S.

Writing Center Starter Kit! {Printables}

I loved making a writing center out of this! The students loved making lots of different writing samples based on the different ideas in this resource.

Meet Teri

Hey, I’m Teri

Mama ❤ Wife ❤ Teacher

Welcome to A Cupcake for the Teacher. I’m so happy you’re here! I love creating fun and engaging learning experiences for K-2 students, as well as sharing time-saving teacher tips. If you’re looking for classroom management tricks, a new holiday craft, or ideas to teach reading, writing, or math, you’re in the right place! Have a look around, grab some freebies, and take all the inspiration you need. Think of me as your teacher bestie down the hall!